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Bridge The Divide

Episode 52 : Listen to Each Other's Story

Season 4, Ep. 52

Kate Erickson shares the story of her family, including her grandmother's experiences in a Wittenberg, Wisconsin residential Indian boarding school.

Kate is a member of the Oneida Nation and History Faculty at the Milwaukee Area Technical College where she teaches Native American, Wisconsin Indian, State of Wisconsin, and Early American History. Kate has been teaching at MATC for over a decade after starting her teaching career at The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

Kate earned her bachelor's degree in American Indian Studies with a focus on History and Sociology and earned her Master's degree in Public History and Museum Studies from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Public Museum.

Kate is a member of the MATC Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee, The National Indian Education Association, the Wisconsin Archaeological Society, Bridge the Divide, NAACP Ozaukee County, the Milwaukee FBI Community Roundtable, and an Alternate Board Member of the Wisconsin Indian Education Association

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You can also follow her at @NativeHistoryKate on Facebook.